If you’re on the hunt for a fun yet useful and enriching gift for the 5-year-old in your life, whether you’re the parent or the cool aunt or uncle, we’re here to help! The not-so-little one in your life is embarking on their kindergarten adventures, learning what they like, how to express themselves, different skills, and enhancing their development. We rounded up the best educational gifts on the market that the 5-year-old youngsters will actually use and cherish. It’s the best of both worlds – these picks are fun and entertaining yet enriching. From STEM-based gifts to toys that are interactive, shop our top picks ahead.
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– Additional reporting by Macy Cate Williams